For Parents

Note: Many additional resources can be found on the drop down menu on “For Parents” (hold the tab).

Click here to see Circle of Security Youtube videos.  This is a simple and helpful way to think about your relationships.  We will soon be using these ideas in our preschool programs.

Triple P, which stands for Positive Parenting Program, is an evidence-based parenting program that is available right here in Livingston County.  If you would like to make an appointment with a Triple P trained provider, call IHR at 815-844-6109 or visit one of four OSF Medical Group practices (Reynolds Street, Chenoa, Chatsworth, & Dr. Proehl).  If you just want to learn more about the program and see all kinds of video clips, audio podcasts, and tipsheets, click on the links below…

Essentials for Parenting Toddlers & Preschoolers (On-line & Free!)


Children in our county are occasionally exposed to a traumatic events.  Below are some resources that may be helpful in providing support to your children during difficult times…

Children’s Reaction to Trauma:  Suggestions for Parents

How Children Cope With Trauma

Disaster:  Helping Children Cope

Managing Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events:  Tips for Parents & Teachers

If you or your child would benefit from counseling, please contact the Institute for Human Resources at 815-844-6109.